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Monardella linoides ssp. stricta

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Monardella linoides ssp. stricta
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Monardella linoides ssp. stricta
Monardella linoides ssp. stricta
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Monardella linoides ssp. stricta
Monardella linoides ssp. stricta
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Monardella linoides ssp. stricta

Species Name: Monardella linoides ssp. stricta
Common Name: High Mountain Monardella

A local monardella with very fragrant leaves. Best in part sun under pines or oaks. Excellent in rock garden. A suberb butterfly nectar plant that spreads by underground roots.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3-6 in. H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Mat forming
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Red/Purple
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountians
Natural Habitat: Open rocky slopes in montane forest from 5,000-10,000'

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